The University of Alabama will celebrate the 175th anniversary of its founding at a Founder's Day Program and birthday party Wednesday, April 12 at 3:30 p.m. on the UA Quad in front of Gorgas Library. The public is invited.
The faculty and staff of The University of Alabama have made a major commitment to the University’s future by pledging $5 million in support of University initiatives. Included in the total is a $300,000 gift from UA President Robert E. Witt.
U.S. News and World Report has ranked The University of Alabama School of Law among the Top 50 law schools in the nation for the eighth consecutive year.
The University of Alabama Board of Trustees has approved the recommendation of University of Alabama President Robert E. Witt that Dr. Judy Bonner, who currently serves as vice president for academic affairs and provost, be promoted to executive vice president and provost effective April 1.
University of Alabama premedical students led the Southeast in the number of representatives recently attending a convention of the nation’s premedical honor society, Alpha Epsilon Delta, in St. Louis. They were also the fourth largest chapter in the nation attending the conference of the organization, which was founded at UA in 1926.
While many students traditionally head to the beach during spring break, a group students, faculty and staff from The University of Alabama have chosen to volunteer their time during this class break to help people in need by building houses in Georgia and repairing hurricane damage in Mississippi.
Alabama Public Radio, which broadcasts from studios in the College of Communication and Information Sciences at The University of Alabama, has begun a one of a kind "Prototype" podcast.
The University of Alabama Crossroads Community Center will host a grand opening celebration on Monday, March 27 from noon – 1 p.m. in 232 Ferguson Center (television lounge area).
Justice Smyth of Tuscaloosa was elected president of the Student Government Association at The University of Alabama for the 2006-2007 term.
BASF and The University of Alabama today formalized BASF’s exclusive licensing of patents covering the use of ionic liquids to dissolve, regenerate and process cellulose as well as an arrangement for continuing research by UA for BASF concerning the use of ionic liquids with cellulose.
On Thursday, March 9 at 11 a.m. Dr. Tom Goodale, executive director of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, and Barbara Pawlikowski, SAE archivist, will present The University of Alabama W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library a ledger book of reports to the UA board of trustees dating from 1838-1864.
A crew from the Krystal Co. will be on the UA campus Wednesday and Thursday, March 8-9 from 9:30 a.m.-dusk near the Ferguson Center Plaza and Crimson Promenade area to conduct their “man on the street” interviews for a new ad featuring Crimson Tide fans and their unrehearsed comments about the new Krystal Pup (small hot dogs).
The NCAA Division I 2004-05 Academic Progress Rate reports released today show The University of Alabama football program significantly improved from the last report – up 36 points in the two-year average for football. UA will not receive any penalties or scholarship reductions in any sports.
Japanese university representatives will tour The University of Alabama Wednesday, March 1 during one of three U.S. stops in their science education idea exchange tour.
The White House has announced that President Bush intends to appoint University of Alabama President Robert E. Witt to the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST).
The University of Alabama awarded some 1,059 degrees during winter commencement ceremonies in December.
A total of 3,763 students enrolled during the fall 2005 term at The University of Alabama made the Dean's List with academic records of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) or above or the President's List with academic records of 4.0 (all As).
The University of Alabama Office of Student Development has implemented a new toll-free telephone number for individuals to call and get questions answered regarding off-campus life in Tuscaloosa.
The University of Alabama's student-athletes combined to post a 2.914 grade point average for the fall 2005 semester according to a recent release by Jon Dever, UA’s Assistant AD for Student Services.
DeMeco Ryans, the most decorated student-athlete in The University of Alabama's football history, may soon depart his home state, but he’ll be keeping an eye on his hometown from high in the sky.
At approximately 6:15 a.m. on Friday, February 17, 2006, Tuscaloosa Fire and Rescue, TPD, and UAPD responded to the Wesley Foundation at 505 9th Street on a fire call.
University Days are excellent opportunities for prospective students and their families to tour The University of Alabama campus and meet faculty, staff and current students. Two programs are offered this spring semester for high school juniors and seniors on March 13.
After starting out its life as a post-Civil War military laundry facility, a former maintenance building on The University of Alabama campus is being revived in service to the arts.
UA Libraries to Receive One of the Original Letters Sent by Martin Luther King Jr. from the Birmingham Jail
The University Libraries at The University of Alabama announced today they will receive a rare and important document relating to the civil rights struggle in Alabama -- one of the original letters sent by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from the Birmingham Jail.
Dr. Jeff Jackson, associate professor and interim head of electrical and computer engineering, has been named head of electrical and computer engineering at The University of Alabama College of Engineering.